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Classics with You: A Festival of Spanish Films (1973-1997) Programme :    Classics with You: A Festival of Spanish Films (1973-1997)
Venue Name: ONLINE
Start Date: 29 Jun 2020
End Date: 05 Jul 2020
Start Time: 00:00
Category Name : FILM CLUB
Organised in collaboration with Cervantes Institute, New Delhi

Second part in the online film series presenting five exceptional films from Spain, created between 1973–1997. Each of the films has received awards at the most prestigious international festivals and are emblematic of the collective memory, continuing to connect with contemporary viewers, offering them a much richer and more complex imagination.

Screenings will be held every Friday in July 2020 from 11:30 pm onwards. Vimeo links of the film will be made accessible for a period of 48 hours every week

Friday 3 July 2020 from 11:30 pm onwards
The Spirit of the Beehive (El espíritu de la colmena)

(94 min; 1973; Spanish with English subtitles)
Director: Victor Erice

Multiple award winner including the Golden Seashell Award, San Sebastián Film Festival 1973; CEC Awards for Best Film, Best Actor & Best Director, Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1974; among others

Víctor Erice's feature debut is a declaration of love for cinema. The awakening of little Ana to the mysteries of adult life allows the director to pay tribute to the importance of cinema to understand the world, and also our inner world. Through the wonderful images of this film we will see the image of Frankenstein circulate as one of the icons of cinema, but also as the mythical character that allows Ana to deal with her fears in the sad post-war period of a small Castilian town, along with her parents and her sister Elizabeth
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